Fay, Missouri

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Fay is an unincorporated community in southeastern Ozark County, in the Ozarks of south-central Missouri, United States.[1] The community is located along Missouri Route J, approximately 2.5 miles south of U.S. Route 160. The Fay Cemetery lies just west of Route J and north of the Lick Creek - Sweeten Creek junction.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Fay was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1915.[3] Besides the post office, the community had a school.[4] The schoolhouse was named after the Fay family of settlers.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fay, Missouri
  2. ^ Udall. Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, U.S. Geological Survey, 1986
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fay School (historical)
  5. ^ "Ozark County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.

Coordinates: 36°33′19″N 92°20′37″W / 36.55528°N 92.34361°W / 36.55528; -92.34361